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Sep 25, 2012 11:00am PDT
death in a car crash after a wild night on a party bus. >>> tough talk. president obama speaks out about the violence in the middle east. >>> and self-driving cars. they get out of the lab and on the bay area streets. the new law making robo cars street legal. >>> how soon will we see the bridges across the bay area? a hazy start. we will check in with christina loren with the forecast for today. you are watching nbc bay area. >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. marla is off today. >> i'm jon kelley. it is a crash that changed one family's life forever and a push to change the law. >> that family is praising lawmakers and the governor for creating tougher restricts for party buses. we have christie smith who spoke with the family about the reaction to the new law. >> reporter: good morning, laura. doug and linda studebaker wrapped up the press conference. their 19-year-old son was killed after partying on a party bus. today, they are celebrating preside the fact that governor jerry brown signed the bill into law. it is called the brett studebaker law. he was
Sep 7, 2012 11:00am PDT
creation will be a big issue this election year and this report could hurt any momentum president obama gained following that democratic convention. rep kuublicans are going to use this as proof the economy is not improving quickly enough. as president obama leaves charlotte for a campaign event in new hampshire, he's preparing to encounter bad news about the jobs created last month. >> 100,000 jobs, that's a disappointment. expectation was somewhere between 125,000 and 150,000. >> reporter: equally concerning for economists is the unemployment rate. it dipped slightly to 8.1% as more people gave up on finding a job. vice presidential candidate paul ryan is blaming president obama. >> this is not even close to what a recovery looks like. we would need to actually have 150,000 jobs created just to keep pace with population growth. this is not what president obama promised. >> reporter: already mitt romney's campaign has released 15 ads in eight key states attacking obama's jobs record. >> this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. >> reporter: pr
Sep 21, 2012 11:00am PDT
. the latest for mitt romney's stops in the bay area today and when president obama plans to make his next visit. >>> with the jobs report quickly on the rise in the bay area, is it enough to help the state trend upwards as well? we'll let you know. >>> plus the doors are open at apple stores. i'm scott mcgrew. we will tell you about the excited fans coming up. >>> and more on the flight of "endeavour" over the bay area. we'll be right back. >>> to decision 2012. presidential candidate mitt romney will be in the area for a fund-raiser. tickets go as high as $50,000 per person. in the meantime, president obama will be in the bay area for a fund-raiser on october 8th. no word on the specific locations the president will visit. >>> also today, president obama and republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan are addressing the national aarp convention. medicare, of course, is an issue near and dear to the older voters who may hold the key to the election. both campaigns are hoping to change hearts, minds and votes. brian maoor reports. >> reporter: a day after the focus was on hispanic vot
Sep 6, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >>> decision 2012. right now, president obama accepts the democratic nomination tonight inside, not outside as four years ago as weather scrapped those plans. the anticipation is building what he will say to convince america to possibly give him another chance. tracy potts is close to the stage where the president will speak tonight. >> but are we better off than we were when he took office? >> reporter: the last democratic president produced a record budget surplus but insists president obama needs more time to improve the economy. >> no president, not me, not any of my predecessors, no one could have fully repaired all of the damage that he found in just four years. >> reporter: tonight, the president says he'll focus on the middle class. >> how we can move forward and create an economy where middle class families, if they are working hard and acting responsibly, they have a shot. >> he will focus on his vision but it's, obviously, a sharp contrast with the division we saw last week in tampa. >> reporter: florida republicans are running this ad. >> how conservative are you, charlie? >> as
Sep 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
will say president obama has moved the country forward, including mitt romney's successor, massachusetts governor deval patrick. he'll give romney credit for creating an obama-like health plan, but that's all. >> the rest of his record doesn't fit the story he's selling right now. we were 347th in the nation in job creation when he left office. >> reporter: a up-and-coming democrat, julian castro, is tonight's keynote speaker, the same role that put president obama in the spotlight eight years ago. >> the most challenging part isn't the speech itself. it's the enormity of the crowd and the arena. and so we spend a little time here getting used to it. >> reporter: the focus tonight will be on first lady michelle obama. democrats hope her popularity will draw on the fence voters. >> she'll tell the story of what he's done for this country and how she's been with him and seen him take these swift actions to help restore economic security. >> reporter: vice president biden arrives today. the president campaigning in norfolk today arrives wednesday. also today, delegates will show the party's
Sep 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
. democrats still buzzing after michelle obama's soaring speech. now getting set for tonight's pitch from former president bill clinton. we're live with all the latest. >>> a live look at the traffic heading into san francisco from the bay bridge toll plaza. the news at 11:00 starts now. >>> good morning, everybody. thank you very much for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm marla tellez. we begin with new details that we are learning this morning on the shooting of a chp officer critically injured after a traffic stop tuesday. nbc bay area's christie smith is live in martinez where a news conference is scheduled to start any minute now. christie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. we're xping to hear from the spokesperson from the contra costa county sheriff's department any minute. they're leading up the investigation into the shooting of chp officer here as well. meanwhile, chp officer kenyon marc youngstrom still hospitalized at this hour. i'm told still on life support at a hospital in walnut creek. getting a huge show of support, though, from fellow officer
Sep 12, 2012 11:00am PDT
christopher stevens. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton are calling it an act of senseless violence. >> video from last night shows the scene with the compound and several vehicles in flames. stevens was leaving the consulate as it was stormed by protesters as they were upset over the video of prophet muhammad. stevens was named ambassador to libya this year. both president obama and hillary clinton praised his efforts to help the new libyan government. >> at the height of the libyan revolution, chris led our diplomatic post in benghazi with skill, courage and resolve. he built partnerships. >> i risked his life to stop a tyrant and gave his life trying to help build a better libya. the world needs more chris stevens'. >> libya's interim government has condemned the attack. >> marla, as we mentioned, the death of stevens has hit close to home in the bay area. >> he was a graduate of piedmont high school and u.c. berkeley. we have christie smith live from cal with more on his life and service. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. shock and outrage. that is
Sep 24, 2012 11:00am PDT
away. early voting by mail is under way in two dozen states. president obama meets with the united nations while mitt romney's camp is hoping for a fresh start. romney kicked off a tour of ohio this morning. romney wants to shift the conversation back to jobs and economy and leadership after last week's release of the secret videotape. he wants to focus on more tax information. he gave his taxes out. he is hoping to get back on the attack against president obama. >> you know, you can't change washington from the inside. you can only change it from the outside. we will give him that chance on november 6th. >> president obama releasing a tv ad blasting romney for criticizing 47% of americans who don't pay income taxes without coming clean of his own. the first debate is set for october 3rd. >>> international news now. a chinese factory that makes parts for the iphone 5 is shutting down. >> our scott mcgrew says it is hard to get details about what actually happened. >> it is. bloggers are saying the fight involved as many as 2,000 workers and interrupted they say after a foxcon guard
Sep 20, 2012 11:00am PDT
shows barack obama as an illinois state senator saying he believes redistribution when it comes to the nation's wealth. this follows a hidden camera video of mitt romney released only days earlier. nbc's peter alexander reports. >> reporter: at his first public event since his private comments surfaced, mitt romney tried to turn the page with a new message of incluesiveness. >> my campaign is about the 100% of americans. and i'm concerned about them. >> reporter: he counterattacked, furiously fighting back against his opponent. >> we've had a president who's been putting in place a political and economic program that a lot of us don't recognize. we haven't seen anything like this in america before. he said some years ago something which we're hearing about today on the internet. he said he believes in redistribution. all right. >> reporter: romney was seizing on comments made 14 years ago by then state senator obama during a conference on city government and public policy at chicago's loyola university. >> i think the trick is figuring out how do we structure government systems
Sep 11, 2012 11:00am PDT
tolls ] >> in washington, president obama and the first lady observed a moment of silence at 5:46 a.m., the exact minute the first plane crashed into the world trade center back in 2001. at ground zero, victims' names were read by their families as people gathered around the pools where the two towers once stood. this year, compared to previous years, the focus on healing, leading to smaller memorials. nbc's danielle lee joins from us the new world trade center. she has what is making the ceremony different and unique. >> reporter: good afternoon, here. many people have left the national memorial behind me. about 1,000 people attended the ceremony that lasted four hours. it is smaller in comparison than previous years. for those that came, the emotions came back in full force. many tears were shed. this was a somber ceremony as families of those lost read the name of each victim, nearly 3,000, read one by one during the ceremony. many people gather around the reflecting pools where the trade towers once stood. many paying recognition. loved ones' names are etched in stone. making co
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